Coming soon: AGM & Discussion Panel on Inclusivity

Annual General Winter Membership Meeting

Monday, March 15, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom!

The Assembly will take place entirely online and will be accompanied by a simultaneous interpretation service.

Stay tuned for information on how to register for the meeting!


  1. Introduction

  2. Adoption of the Agenda

  3. Adoption of the Minutes of December 9, 2020

  4. Report of the Board of Directors

  5. Motion

    1. Adoption of the new by-laws

  6. Elections of the Bargaining Committee

  7. Discussion on bimodal courses

  8. Varia

  9. Adjournment

Bargaining Committee Election

As you may already be aware, all three APTPUO Collective Agreements are expiring. As a result, six (6) positions on the Bargaining Committee are open for election.

The positions to be filled are as follows: 

  • Four (4) members of the main unit of the APTPUO;
  • One (1) member of the Toronto-Windsor Unit;
  • One (1) member of the OLBI unit;
  • One (1) substitute, who will become a full member if the person elected as President of APTPUO was also elected to the Bargaining Committee.

If you are interested in a position, please complete the nomination form.

  • The nominator and the seconder must confirm their support by e-mail to before the deadline.

You must also provide a presentation letter of up to one page (page format 8½ × 11) in English and up to one page in French. The presentation pages will then be distributed to members in the format received. The nominations and letters of presentation will be shared with members and posted on the Association’s website until the elections. Candidates may also provide a photo.

The deadline for completing the nomination form and submitting the presentation letter is March 5, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. The presentation letter must be sent to

Please be advised that no application for a position on the Bargaining Committee will be accepted after March 5, 2021, at 4 p.m.

Inclusivity in Academia, Panel organized by: Karine Coen-Sanchez, PH.D. Student at the University of Ottawa. "What about us?" A scholarly discussion. Let's change the "normal", open your mind to a different reality. Panelist includes Dr. Naa Afua Dadesen, Celina Caesar-Chavannes from Queen's University, our colleagues, Dr. Joseph E. Youssef Sawan and Saba Hersi, M.ED.

Statements are not enough! 

It is imperative to continuously work together to reassess the embedded systematic and oppressive structures within academia. To bring forth change that will provide ongoing support to Black, Indigenous and racialized students. Karine Coen-Sanchez, PhD student in the faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ottawa is administering her fourth panel.

Please join in the conversation on March 12, 2021 – register below: